Yahoo Mail Down for Some Users

yahoo-iconYahoo‘s email service appeared to be suffering an outage Wednesday, though not all users were affected.

The site is producing an error message saying “This webpage is not available” and “Error 501 (net::ERR_INSECURE_RESPONSE): Unknown error.” Some users have taken to Twitter to complain: “Yahoo Mail is not letting me log in. That’s probably its way of saying ‘Stop using Yahoo Mail.,’” reads a tweet from @pensexperienceM. “WTF is wrong with #Yahoo mail?” asks @LisaPampuch.

“Some Yahoo services are currently inaccessible to some users in certain locations,” reads a statement from the company provided to Mashable. “We are working to correct the issue and restore all functionality immediately. We know that this may have caused some inconvenience and we apologize to our users who might be affected.”

Update: Yahoo’s email service was restored after noon EST on Wednesday: “Some of Yahoo services were inaccessible to some users in certain locations for a short period of time,” reads a statement from the company. “We worked quickly to resolve the issue, and are pleased that all services are restored to full functionality.”

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